BC Research Institute for Children & Women’s Health

This research facility houses the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics (CMMT) and with facilities related to pathology, research and DNA diagnosis. The project also provides significant education and presentation facilities, which serve the whole of the Oak Street hospital site.  
This three storey research facilty houses the transgenic and animal-holding facility for the project; the two floors at grade and above are devoted entirely to research laboratories on the perimeter of the building, with laboratory support service cores on the inside. The project was undertaken as a joint venture by Musson Cattell Mackey/Zeidler Architects Inc., together with Stantec Architecture Ltd.

Location: Vancouver
Size: 86,500 sf
Client: Children & Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia